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Tag Archives: Department of Legislative Services

Feds block Md. from counting inmates

WASHINGTON — A federal roadblock has stopped Maryland short of counting all prison inmates at their pre-incarceration addresses in order to draw political boundaries. An appeal for the addresses has been made to the U.S. Department of Justice, said Andrew ...

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O’Malley off-shore power proposal runs into headwinds

ANNAPOLIS — The O’Malley administration’s proposal to build off-shore wind turbines to generate electricity faced strong headwinds in the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday. Senators spent almost 2½ hours grilling administration officials about the annual cost to consumers to finance the ...

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Report says juvenile services underfunded by $7.2M

ANNAPOLIS — The governor’s proposed 2012 budget underfunds the Department of Juvenile Services by $7.2 million, according to an analysis unveiled last week. The analysis by the Department of Legislative Services, presented to the House Appropriations Committee Friday, says that ...

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Martino optimistic casinos’ performance will improve

In their first few months of operation, revenues at slots casinos in Perryville and Berlin have fallen short of projections, but Maryland State Lottery Director Stephen Martino said that there are reasons, including the fact that the projections might not ...

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Bill seeks to dump unspent revenue from AGC into general fund

ANNAPOLIS — The Attorney Grievance Commission’s annual budget would need to be approved by the state, and any unspent annual revenue would go to Maryland’s general fund rather than remain with the disciplinary body under a legislative proposal the Maryland ...

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